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environment. alexandra is the founder and president of the environmental organization blue legacy. thank you for joining us tonight. >> so good to be here, eliot. >> eliot: things are proceeding out there on a pace that continues to get faster and fastener terms of the threat to our ecosystems. tell us what you're seeing in terms of the oceans and the environment. >> my grandfather scuba dive when i was 7 years old. that was longer than i would like to admit. the changes that i've seen are significant. and just anecdotally, places that i went to as a child they're not pristine anymore the animals i knew aren't there anymore. these places are being taken over by algae. that's just going to the beach putting on a snorkel and experiencing it. when you start reading the reports and the studies and talking with scientists, the results are much more alarming and frankly not surprising. >> eliot: the report that i just referenced a few moments ago in the introduction were species are going to be extinct where the
the trick. >> schools the environment unions, fair pay. we're all on our own if romney has his way. he's against safety nets. if you fall, tough luck! so i strongly suggest that you wake the [ bleep ] up. >> eliot: not sure what the beep was. for more on the presidential campaign, let's go to alina and mother jones staff reporter andy crowell. alina, let's start with you. am i overstating the case when i say ohio is done? a 10-point margin at this point i've gone through a couple of campaigns. i don't see how you move 10%. tell me i'm wrong. make it fun. >> hi, thanks, eliot. well, i'm very much on the money side of things and on the kind of monitoring of donation side of things. i can tell you that there are plenty of ad spaces left in ohio. from the standpoint of reaching the voters in ohio, romney and his team still have an opportunity actually today i spoke to a number of station managers over in cleveland and columbus and they say that if you've got money and if you want to run your ads we still have space l
of us who say wait a minute, we've lived in urban environment where is the tragedy of gun violence as we saw in the ad is too great not to respond to it. i think the ad is powerful. we can all agree on that. it is an issue that should be debated. >> i think you two have a problem with your president. president obama doesn't support what you want to have happened. >> eliot: you're right. >> he doesn't want to talk about it. >> absolutely. >> he doesn't want to talk about it because he doesn't want to get into that philosophical debate because unfortunately the debate is polarized. once you say common sense gun control. you hear from people who say you want to take away all of my guns. unfortunately, in the debate, even though policywise, there is a middle ground in the rhetorical debate, there hasn't been a middle ground. >> eliot: as with many issues, we move to the extremes where the possibility of forging a consensus in the middle is gone and the nra is taking an absolutist position on the second amendment and othe
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